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Anjit May 25, 2018

HYDERABAD: Three persons from Noida were arrested by Central Crime Station (CCS) sleuths for cheating gullible people on the pretext of providing visa to Canada or jobs in prominent companies. CCS officials said that Syed Yakoob of Chandrayangutta, a while ago got a call from STAR VISA, which claimed to be a consultancy firm. The […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: Delhi-headquartered Punjab & Sind Bank (P&SB) may finally get a non-Sikh managing director (MD) after the government appointed Charan Singh, RBI chair professor at IIM-Bangalore, as the bank’s non-executive chairman. Apart from Singh, former corporate affairs secretary Tapan Ray was appointed as the non-executive chairman of Central Bank of India, while Anjali Bansal, […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board on Thursday held Chadha Sugars and Industries Private Limited responsible for May 17 “environmental catastrophe” in the Beas and imposed a fine of Rs 5-crore on the owners of the mill at Kiri Afgana village in Batala. The board also recommended prosecution of officials responsible for operating the mill […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Municipal councillors on Thursday discussed an array of issues during the monthly house meet, including allotment of taxi stands, illegal hawkers on roads and poor functioning of the enforcement department among others. Councillors also discussed the issue of allotment of fixed stands to taxi drivers. The members were of the view that there should […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: CBI joint director Rajiv Singh, who was supervising the probe into Rs 13,578 crore Punjab National Bank scam involving Nirav Modi and others, has been prematurely repatriated with “immediate effect” to his parent cadre of Tripura. Officials said repatriation of 1993 batch IPS officer Rajiv Singh was done by the government after Tripura […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: At a time when compensation to farmers for land acquisition gets political overtones, the Supreme Court has asked the Punjab and Haryana high court to reconsider its decision to enhance market value of acquired land at Hansi in Hisar district from Rs 12 lakh to Rs 2 crore per acre, an increase of […]

Anjit May 24, 2018

CHANDIGARH: University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS), Punjab University, is going to come up with a new PhD research centre from 2018-19 session. The resource centre would lessen the troubles of students and faculty members as earlier they had to go to the department of laws for enrolment and other research-related activities. Moreover, a new […]

Anjit May 24, 2018

CHANDIGARH: For the past one year, the municipal corporation has failed to open a newly constructed dispensary in Sector 50 for want of doctors and the staff. In 2014, the municipal corporation allocated the construction project of the dispensary and finished this the work in July 2017. But till date, the MC has not taken […]

Anjit May 23, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Police have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly raping a 60-year-old mentally unstable woman at her house in the city on May 19. The accused hails from Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand. The incident came to light when a friend of the woman’s son went to meet him at his house, but got no […]

Anjit May 23, 2018

CHANDIGARH: The special investigation team (SIT) looking into the Haryana Civil Services (HCS) judicial paper leak case on Tuesday arrested a Congress leader from Chandigarh, Sunil Chopra, along with another accused, one Ayushi Godara. Chopra is accused of supplying the leaked question paper to some of the candidates. He was also allegedly given the responsibility […]